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3 Top Diabetes Tips for Seniors

3 Top Diabetes Tips for Seniors

Older diabetes patients are at a higher risk for associated complications. These tips could keep you healthy! From your eyes to your feet, nearly every part of the body pays the debt when diabetic patients don't take care of themselves. …

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Nutrition Tips for Kidney Health

Nutrition Tips for Kidney Health

What you eat, or don't eat, is important for kidney health. You've heard the old adage "you are what you eat." Well, eating a nutritious diet is important when it comes to staying healthy. Here are some tips for eating …

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How Can I Keep My Kidneys Healthy?

How Can I Keep My Kidneys Healthy?

There are some simple steps you can take to help keep your kidneys healthy. When working properly, your kidneys rid your blood of toxins and excess water, help maintain healthy blood pressure, produce red blood cells and keep bones healthy. …

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How To Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

How To Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Take a few steps to reduce your risk of stroke and you just might save your life. Stroke is the cause of one in every 18 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), making it the leading cause of …

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Do I Have Diabetes?

Do I Have Diabetes?

Early diagnosis of diabetes can help reduce your risk of developing complications of the disease. Diabetes affects more than 25 million people in the United States. Are you suffering certain symptoms and wondering if you might have diabetes? Here are some signs of …

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Who’s a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

Who’s a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

Did you know that around 97 million Americans are considered obese and morbidly obese? Obesity occurs when the body accumulates fat that is disproportionate to healthy standards. Being obese can lead to major health problems such as diabetes and heart …

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What You Should Know about Diabetes

What You Should Know about Diabetes

The Centers for Disease Control reports in its 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet that diabetes affects more than 8 percent of the population and is the 7th leading cause of death in the country. November is American Diabetes Month, a …

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The Basics of Kidney Health

The Basics of Kidney Health

Millions of Americans have or are at risk for kidney disease, but many of them don’t even know it. Part of living a healthy lifestyle is understanding and observing the basics of kidney health. What Kidneys Do Kidneys are connected …

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The Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

The Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

  Bariatric surgery changes the digestive system in overweight and obese patients, limiting the amount of food they can eat. Bariatric surgery is an option for patients who cannot lose weight through diet and exercise alone, and can help reduce …

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Risk Factors for Stroke

Risk Factors for Stroke

Heart disease and stroke are the top causes of death each year. There are risk factors for stroke that we can’t change, including a person’s age, heredity, sex and having previously suffered a heart attack or mini-stroke. Stroke is more …

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